If you’ve ever wondered what the WordPress Accessibility Mode is, here’s a cool little article by WPMU DEV that explains it nicely. If you’re like me, I’ve seen the “Enable Accessibility Mode” link there and even clicked it a few times, but wasn’t sure what it was supposed to do. This article answers that question.
The WordPress platform maintains a commitment to Accessibility so that anyone can have access to pages, including those who are visually impaired, handicapped, users on mobile devices as well as those trying to connect to the Internet with old browsers and dial up connections. WordPress has a built-in accessibility mode that can be turned on and off for the widgets page. If you’re ever stuck in a situation where you can’t move your widgets through drag-and-drop, you can quickly and easily turn on “Accessibility Mode” through the Screen Options menu: